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Costas Menegakis

Costas Menegakis
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Richmond Hill
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Bryon Wilfert
Personal details
Born (1959-01-12) January 12, 1959
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Conservative

Costas Menegakis (born January 12, 1959) is a Canadian politician. He was elected to represent the electoral district of Richmond Hill in the 2011 Canadian federal election. He is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada[1]

In the 2011 federal election, Menegakis was the riding's Conservative candidate and won the seat by defeating Liberal incumbent Bryon Wilfert by 4,407 votes.

Within Richmond Hill, Menegakis continues to contribute his time to many worthwhile community organizations. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Rotary Club of York. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Accessible Channel, the Metropolitan Toronto Police Chief's Community Advisory Council, the Empire Club of Canada and various Canadian Hellenic organizations.

Menegakis was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2013. [2]

Menegakis sits on Parliament`s Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, as well a member of several Parliamentary Associations and Interparliamentary Friendship Groups.

Costas Menegakis is a recipient of Her Majesty's Queen Elizabeth II, Golden and Diamond Jubilee Awards.

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Costas Menegakis 22,078 44.14 +8.45
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 17,671 35.33 -11.66
New Democratic Adam DeVita 8,433 16.86 +6.97
Green Cameron Hastings 1,832 3.66 -3.75
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,014 100.00
Total rejected ballots 221 0.44 -0.05
Turnout 50,235 55.96 +3.91
Eligible voters 89,765

References

  1. ^ http://www.parl.gc.ca/Parliamentarians/en/members/Costas-Menegakis(71762)
  2. ^ http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/parliamentary-secretaries/costas-menegakis

External links

  • Costas Menegakis, official website
  • Costas Menegakis – Parliament of Canada biography
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